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Flag for Turkmenistan February 20, 1943 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Ashgabat, Turkmenistan (Ashkhabad)

Max view in Ashgabat
Saturday, February 20, 1943 at 7:49 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Ashgabat: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Began: Sat, Feb 20, 1943 at 7:45 AM

Maximum: Sat, Feb 20, 1943 at 7:49 AM

Ended: Sat, Feb 20, 1943 at 1:30 PM

Duration: 5 hours, 45 minutes


February 20, 1943 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Ashgabat

Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Looked

A penumbral lunar eclipse can be a bit hard to see, as the shadowed part is only a little bit fainter than the rest of the Moon.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

7:45 AM Feb 207:49 AM Feb 207:52 AM Feb 20
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Local times for eclipse in Ashgabat on Saturday, February 20, 1943

EventTime in AshgabatDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsFeb 20 at 7:45 AM284°West-northwest1.1°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Maximal Eclipse visible in AshgabatFeb 20 at 7:49 AM285°West-northwest0.3°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Ashgabat would be around this time.
Since the Moon is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to West-northwest for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetFeb 20 at 7:52 AM285°West-northwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsFeb 20 at 9:03 AM296°West-northwest13.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseFeb 20 at 10:37 AM314°Northwest28.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsFeb 20 at 12:12 PM338°North-northwest38.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsFeb 20 at 1:30 PMNorth41.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Ashgabat ( – (null)).

This eclipse is in progress during moonrise or moonset, so only parts of the eclipse are visible in Ashgabat.

The animation's bottom edge represents an ideal, flat horizon, which is at the same altitude as the observer.

Eclipses visible in Ashgabat

Eclipse Visibility from AshgabatVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1940Mar 24LunarPenumbral
1941Sep 5 / Sep 6LunarPartial
1941Sep 21SolarPartial
1942Mar 3LunarTotal
1942Aug 26LunarPenumbral
1943Feb 20LunarPenumbral
1943Aug 15 / Aug 16LunarPartial
1944Jul 20SolarPartial
1944Dec 29LunarPenumbral
1945Jun 25LunarPartial
1945Jul 9SolarPartial
1945Dec 19LunarTotal
1946Jun 14 / Jun 15LunarTotal
1946Dec 8 / Dec 9LunarTotal
1947Jun 3 / Jun 4LunarPartial
1948Apr 23LunarPenumbral
1948May 9SolarPartial
1948Oct 18LunarPenumbral
1949Oct 7LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Ashgabat, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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